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About SUSHISAMBA West Village
With its blend of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian culture and cuisine, SUSHISAMBA is a long-standing NYC favorite. Dine and drink on one of the City's best rooftops or in the casual sidewalk café - the perfect way to enjoy the energy of the West Village.
Fans love the diverse culinary choices, whether it be the sea bass, ribeye and other skewered savories found in the Peruvian Anticuchos or for veggie lovers, the Mushroom Tobanyaki. From the most inventive and super fresh sushi rolls, sashimi, seviche and raw bar to classic Chicken Teriyaki and hearty seafood Moqueca, SUSHISAMBA has something for every palate.
Critically-acclaimed Culinary Cocktails are also a standout: each one is created in collaboration with our kitchen team and incorporates ingredients usually find on the plate. Or opt for a classic SUSHISAMBA signature like our monthly-changing Sambatini. You can also explore sake on the extensive sake list.
New York, NY 10014
Japanese, South American, Sushi
Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Wednesday: 11:30am - 12am
Thursday - Saturday: 11:30am - 1am
Saturday: 11:30am - 4pm
Sunday: 11:30am - 4pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
Metered parking on the street.
1 Train to Christopher Street.
Private Party Facilities:
SUSHISAMBA West Village’s combination of creative, energetic design and critically-lauded dining is perfect for your next event. Our dedicated events team will work closely with you to design an unforgettable experience in our elegant space that best suits your needs and exceeds your expectations.
Private Party Contact:
Joe Ofmani: (212) 691-7885
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
SUSHI & SAKE 101
The first Tuesday of every month | 7pm - 9pm
Taught by our sake sommelier and sushi chef, this interactive learning experience has been a foodie favorite for over 11 years. Create your own sushi rolls, learn about sake production and more. Includes 5 aperitivos with sake pairings.
Saturday & Sunday | 11:30am - 4pm
Cheers to the weekend! Your choice of sweet or savory entrée, a fresh sushi platter and a festive dessert for $30pp. A la carte menu also available.
Sunday - Friday | 4pm - 7pm and 11pm - close
Join us for sushi bar and samba kitchen bites paired with refreshing cocktails, sake, wine and beer. Experience SUSHISAMBA’s critically acclaimed cuisine with smile-worthy pricing.
SUSHISAMBA West Village Ratings and Reviews
Sushisamba has been our favorite NYC restaurant for years, and while we so sad that the NY location is closing, we're glad we were able to get in one more time for a fantastic dinner. Our server, Tim, was as excellent as everyone who's ever waited on us, the food was as fabulous as ever and our last dinner there was very special. Thanks for lots of great times and amazing food over the years.
This is a great spot, but I didn't get why we couldn't sit down when 2 out of our party of 3 were there. Instead we had to sat at the bar, though there were scads of tables. The bar is nice, but it's cold and drafty from the front door opening on a cold night. It didn't prevent us having a good time, but it didn't help!
I have been to Sushi Samba at its Park Ave location, in Vegas and in the village, and I have loved it every time. The food is fabulous, and the service wonderful. I tell all my friends who go to NYC or Vegas to make sure they go. The only negative is the noise level at both locales. But overall the food makes it all better.
Visited 4 December.
The very worst service we have received in a very long time. So fire that we left within 15 minutes. We were not the only customers we met that night with these issues.
It may be the “original” but the sooner this branch closes the better - SS are hugely damaging their brand by keeping this place open a day longer than necessary. Especially with the current manager in place.
It was an awful experience! Some of the staff upstairs would not turn the music down. Our waiter went to turn it down, and one of the barmen and the women behind the bar insisted on jacking it up even louder! We were the only customers sitting upstairs! Also, the barman kept giving us dirty looks. So, we just left! We had to find another place to go to.
Have been to this location several times. The food always looks beautiful and tastes great. Great cocktails. Lots of energy in the place. Just a warning, the little plates really are little, and the portions "from the grill" are also on the smaller side. So just get lots of things.
The sushi rice was really hard, not properly cooked, our waitress paid us no mind and drinks took long to be brought. In addition she forgot a roll and had to put the order in a rush. Listen I’m a chef I hate leaving reviews like this but I know this is a good restaurant and hopefully these review help
Showed up 5 minutes early for our reservation, we were requested to step aside and wait. We waited 35 minutes without an update and when we asked the hostess, we were told it would be at least another 30 minutes to wait. I would also note that many other people had the same issue. We notified the hostess that we could not wait over an hour to be seated for our reservation and asked her to cancel it. Would not recommend this to anyone.
We live in the neighborhood and as a family of 6 go to SushiSamba quite a bit. We celebrate birthdays there, stop in after school or when we are passing by, or order something to go. My teenage daughter and 2 of her friends went last night with an 830P reservation and weren't seated until just after 930. Not only that, my daughter tells me the staff was rude to them. This is not surprising, it was a beautiful Saturday night so the restaurant was busy and teenagers can be...annoying and sometimes you don't want to deal with them, but still extremely disappointing. This is one of our neighborhood spots and they know us there and we've seen dozens of staff members come and go but we are consistent customers. I will think twice before going to SushiSamba next time.
Started off with arriving and their reservation system "was having some issues" but we were seated with just a minor delay. It was far too noisy inside, so we sat outside.
We ordered the five course tasting menu, I chose a wine, he ordered a beer. They were out of beer. We had our first course before we had water, drinks and chopsticks. Could it go up hill from here? We hoped! There were no water glasses available, they were washing them. Alas, water in clear Solo cups. He ordered sake....20 minutes later, they were also out of that. We literally sat for an hour in between the third and fourth courses with nothing to drink. An hour! Fourth course arrives - yeah! Another wine for me, and sake finally for him. Two bites into the fourth course, here comes the fifth course. I just looked and nodded "no" and they turned around. Finally ready for fifth course, well it's s'mores, on a windy night. I thought my hair was going to catch fire. Barely get our dessert course down, and here's the check. We paid by card, but received no pen. 20 minutes go by, she comes to pick up, yeah, no pen.
So all in all - absolutely horrible service, mediocre food. A five course tasting menu took 3 hours. We laughed it off, made bets that the waitress had actually quit during her shift or was doing dishes, maybe reprogramming the reservation system. We weren't offered any type of discount for any of the foibles, the tab was over $200... we certainly won't be back!!!
I've tried Sushisamba experience in Amsterdam and London and this place has nothing to do with them. First of all they bring all the food together by the time you catch up with one or the other, meat is cold and you don't enjoy Not to mention that food experience is simply NOT THERE. We got the worse table in the restaurant(although it was empty) the seats were sinking, the place looks old, no maintenance. Awful!
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